Private Leslie George Conway

Service number 3365
Birth Date 1900-08
Birth Place Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, Windsor
Death Date 1918-07-13
Death Place France
Final Rank Private
Service Australian Imperial Force
Unit 60th Australian Infantry Battalion
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918

Private Leslie George Conway (3365,. 60th Battalion) was born at Windsor, Melbourne, in Augusut 1900. He was working as a clerk when he enlisted on 8 May 1916, but was discharged on 17 June 1916 for being a minor. He re-enlisted on 25 January 1917 and joined his battalion at the Western Front on 14 January 1918. After months of fighting, he was killed in action on 13 July 1918 by a shell-burst, aged 17 years 11 months. Les is buried in the Mericourt-L'Abbe Communal Cemetery Extension, Mericourt-L'Abbe, France.



Date of birth 1900-08
Date of enlistment 08 May 1916
Date of discharge 17 June 1916
Date of enlistment 25 January 1917
Date of embarkation 16 July 1917
Date of death 13 July 1918
Date of fate 13 July 1918